Muhlbach, Lawrence Ernest

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Lawrence Ernest Muhlbach
Feb. 28, 1952 ~ Jan. 24, 2021

Lawrence Ernest Muhlbach of Stettler passed away on Jan. 24, 2021 at the age of 68 years.

Lawrence was born Feb. 28, 1952 to Howard and Helen Muhlbach.

He spent his childhood on a farm south of Stettler with brothers Ken and Jim and sister Kathy.  

He attended Big Valley School to Grade 9, then high school in Stettler and Red Deer.

Lawrence married Carol Bowdige in 1973.  They had two children Larry and Leanne.

Lawrence was very proud of his family.

The Treblemakers were a source of much enjoyment and many great memories were made travelling around the province.  He was known for his deep voice.

Lawrence was an avid fisherman and hunter.

He belonged to the Stettler Car Club and enjoyed the opportunity to race his Duster.  

He was an enthusiastic member of the Stettler Trap Club, spending many hours working on the grounds and enjoying the friendship and competition of shooting.

Lawrence is survived by his wife Carol; children Larry (Andrea) Muhlbach and Leanne (Scott) Cressman; grandchildren: Stella Muhlbach, Cameron and Grace Cressman.

Also surviving him are his mother Helen Muhlbach-Smith; brothers Ken (Dana) Muhlbach and Jim (Betty Lou) Muhlbach; sister Kathy (Michel) Lessard; aunts Mary Muhlbach and Ruby Jolly; uncles Albert (Joyce) Lunevich and Archie (Ila) Lunevich; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives, and many dear friends.

He was predeceased by his father Howard; father and mother-in-law Walter and Lillian Bowdige.

A celebration of life was held for Lawrence on Sat. Jan. 30, 2021 at the Stettler Funeral Home & Crematorium.  

As a tribute to Lawrence and a sign of support, friends and family drove through the Stettler Funeral Home breezeway after the family service.  

Donations in memory of Lawrence are gratefully accepted to a charity of your own choice.  

Condolences can be sent to the family at

Stettler Funeral Home & Crematorium entrusted with the care and funeral arrangements, 403-742-3422.

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